Great Home School Conventions Handouts The Learning Connection Report Home School Presentation Powerpoint (Physical Activity and the Brain … [Read more...]
Keeping children active (especially during the pandemic) enhances well being.
Exercise is very important. How Important is Exercise?As it turns out.... very important. Physical Activity boosts the immune system through regular, moderate-intensity exercise which may help a child's body fight off infections, including COVID-19, according to the Univ. of Michigan Medical Center.Exercise also helps with sleep and academics. But since the pandemic began in March many children and adults find themselves confined at home with an electronic device and few opportunities for physical activity.Children and adults alike are coping with fear, anxiety, stress, sadness, boredom, and isolation — all of which can have a negative effect on diet, physical health, and mental … [Read more...]
PE Boxes Get Kids Moving
PE Box Does your child spend too much time in front of a TV or Computer Screen? Do you know that sedentary children are at risk for both health and academic problems? As a parent, how do you engage your child in positive activities that can build a balanced brain? We have the solution. A monthly physical education box. Kids love the activities. You’ll love the convenience. … [Read more...]
Outdoor play dice makes movement fun.
The outdoor play dice are simple to use. Print dice on card stock. Cut out the dice. Fold. Roll and Act Act Out Actions. Roll the numbered die to see how many times to repeat an action. OUtdoor play die set 083015 copy … [Read more...]
Even 10 minutes of Physical Activity Has its Benefits
Just how much exercise is necessary to acquire the benefits of cognitive functioning? A study suggests that 10 minutes is enough. Researchers maintain short bursts of exercise could be beneficial to temporarily boosting brain power in an article entitled, "Study links exercise, brain power boost." Matthew Heath, university Kinesiology professor and a supervisor in the Neuroscience graduate programWestern University investigators in London, Canada, said. “This shows that people can cycle or walk briskly for a short duration, even once, and find immediate benefits.” So before you give your students the next test, get them up and moving for 10 minutes with Brain Breaks or other … [Read more...]